3rd National Social Enterprise Idea Challenge

The Social Enterprise Cell of Azim Premji University invites social business ideas from students of Colleges, Universities and Research institutions for the 3rdNational Social Enterprise Idea Challenge to be held on Saturday, October 13th2018

The Cell organizes the Idea Challenge every year with a purpose to provide students an opportunity to explore social entrepreneurship and share their innovative ideas in a rigorous and competitive manner. The event also acts as a great networking platform for young minds to meet each other, exchange thoughts and showcase their talent and skills to some of the early stage mentors and funders

The yearly event provides recognition to the selected student teams besides an opportunity to win cash prizes worth Rs. 50,000/-

In 2017, Gobinath P, Shreeram R and Santosh G V from IIT Madras emerged winners for their idea on ‘Modular Housing’ – An Idea of foldable housing to address the need of Temporary shelter to rehabilitate the disaster affected victims and refugees across the world. Ranjith Kumar and Akhil Krishna from Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, won the second prize for their idea on ‘Reinforced Accoustic Tiles’ which included Utilization of Agro Waste and Housing material using straw.

In the last 2 years, submissions are broadly in the domains of education, livelihood, health, sustainability and governance. 15 teams will be shortlisted for the finale and they will present their ideas in front of an eminent panel of Jury members on October 13, 2018 at Azim Premji University Campus, Bengaluru

Click here to register

(Registered teams will receive an acknowledgement email as well as submission format)

Deadline for registration/submission of final form: 5th September, 2018

For further queries, contact us at:


Call: Yashika Malik at 089506 65616

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